Leeds, West Yorkshire
starting at £22,183 pa/pro rata (NJC Scale Points 12-17)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Touchstone (registered charity No. 1012053) is a leading voluntary sector agency providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of local people

Beacon – Touchstone Dispersed Housing Support Worker
NJC Scale Points 12 – 17, starting at £22,183 pa
37 hours per week
Permanent subject to funding

Beacon Leeds is a partnership of 3 Leeds-based charities; Turning Lives Around (TLA), Touchstone and Foundation. Beacon provides city wide Housing Related Support (HRS) accommodation service for vulnerable adults, couples and families to prevent homelessness and address housing need.  Beacon Intensive and Dispersed Support provides temporary accommodation for people experiencing a period of homelessness, have multiple and complex needs and may also display high risk behaviours.

The post holder will provide flexible, focused and short-term housing related support to clients with a wide range of support needs accessing dispersed accommodation with the aim of supporting clients secure their own accommodation within the contracted timescales.        

You will need to have successfully engaged, supported and worked with people with multiple and complex needs, also have knowledge of housing management.  The successful applicant will also need to have excellent communication skills and experience of working with a diverse range of clients.

Closing Date: 8 October 2021

Interviews will be held: WC 18 October 2021

How to apply:

Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our website, where you can download the application pack.
Please note, you are not applying at this stage.

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.

Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 16 September 2021
Closed date: 08 October 2021
Job ref: 158620_TS
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker